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Defeated TDP candidate shoots himself

May 14, 2004 17:45 IST

Defeated Telugu Desam Party candidate K M Rehmatullah allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself in his house in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh on Friday morning, police sources said.

Rehmatullah, 34, allegedly shot himself with his licensed revolver in his bedroom, they said.

He had unsuccessfully contested from Anantapur assembly constituency. The TDP leader was defeated by Congress candidate B Narayana Reddy by a margin of 37,000 votes.

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There is no place for sensitive people like Rahematullah in politics. It is meant for thick skinned fellows and turncoats. My sympathies to his family. ...

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